Eamon Dunphy and John Giles: Nighthawks (1990)

Eamon Dunphy: Our most memorable man

On the life of elite professional sportspeople, Malarchy Clerkin of the Irish Times wrote: ‘By the start of your 20s, you’ve already done the thing that will be in the first line of your obituary when the time comes.’

Never within an ass’s roar of the apex of professional football, Eamon Dunphy (1945) still carved out a respectable career for himself as a self-proclaimed journeyman in the lower…



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Brendan Boyle

Irish - living in Galicia. Write about Spain, its cities and culture; real people and places; current affairs. Supporter of real journalism.